Ink Life Tour Albuquerque NM May 24-26 (1st Annual)


VENUE
Albuquerque Convention Center NW exhibit hall
401 2nd ST NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


HOTEL
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 842 1234

Please note this hotel does not offer a free shuttle to the airport. It is walking distance to the venue. Here are some airport transportation options.

To book your room visit this link.


Health department permits are required for this event and must be submitted no later than May 14th.  New Mexico Temporary Health Permit Application is located here.



 

May 24th

9:00 A.M. - Load In For Artists And Friday Bands
11:00 A.M - Sound Check
12:00 P.M - Doors Open To Public - Open Music MC Announcements
12:30 P.M - Registration For Tattoo Competitions Begins
1:00 P.M Open Music and misc stage shows
5:00 P.M Suspension Show
6:00 P.M Magic Show
6:30 P.M - End Of Tattoo Competition Registration, Open music
7:30 – Begin Tattoo Competition Judging
9:00 – Award Presentation
9:30 – Performance by Everlast
11:30 - Stage Load Out / Doors Closed

Friday Award Categories

HAND
NECK
WILDLIFE
PATRIOTIC
BIO-MECHANICAL
BEST COVER UP
TATTOO OF THE DAY

May 25th

10:00 A.M. - Load In For Artists And Friday Bands
11:00 A.M - Sound Check
12:00 P.M - Doors Open To Public - Open Music MC Announcements
12:30 P.M - Registration For Tattoo Competitions Begins
1:00 P.M - Open Music
3:00 P.M – Pin Up Contest
5:00 P.M - Suspension Show
6:00 P.M - Magic Show
6:30 P.M - End Of Tattoo Competition Registration, Open music
7:30 – Begin Tattoo Competition Judging
9:00 – Award Presentation
9:30 – Adam Gontier
11:30 - Stage Load Out / Doors Closed

Saturday Award Categories

TRADITIONAL (SMALL,MEDIUM & LARGE)
BLACK-N-GREY (SMALL,MEDIUM & LARGE)
COLOR (SMALL,MEDIUM & LARGE)
BEST SKULL (INCLUDES SUGAR SKULL & DAY OF THE DEAD)
MOST UNUSUAL
MOVIE CHARACTER
WORST TATTOO
BEST OF DAY
Tattoo Of The Day (Judging To Begin Promptly After Sleeve Category)

May 26th

10:00 A.M. - Load In For Bands and Vendors
11:30 A.M – Tables ready by stage for King Of The Roses
12:00 P.M  - Doors Open To Public -Open Music and MC Announcements Registration for King Of The Roses begins.
1:30 P.M - Registration For Tattoo Competitions Begins
1:30 P.M– King Of The Roses All Canvases and Artists need to listen for the MC announcements.
4:30PM – King OF The Roses ends and Judging begins
5:00 PM - King Of The Roses Crown awarded
5:15 PM - Tattoo Competition Judging Begins
7:15 P.M - Awards Presented
7:45 P.M – Open Music
9:15 P.M - Stage Load Out / Doors Closed

Sunday Award Categories

BEST CHEST PIECE
BEST BACK PIECE
BEST LEG SLEEVE
BEST ARM SLEEVE
ASIAN
COLOR PORTRAIT
BLACK-N-GREY PORTRAIT
OVERALL MALE
OVERALL FEMALE
BEST OF DAY
BEST OF SHOW

*BEST OF SHOW* IS FOR THE WINNERS FROM EACH BEST OF DAY OR A Piece Worked On Over The Course Of The Weekend That Could Not Be Entered In Best Of Day